IPL 2020: Chennai Tremendous Kings might ring in modifications to plug holes | Cricket Information

CHENNAI: Chennai Tremendous Kings’ string of defeats appears set to end in a change of strategy from the three-time IPL champions. After CSK faltered in yet one more run chase – in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dubai on Saturday – to slide to their fifth loss in seven matches, skipper MS Dhoni admitted that there are “too many holes within the ship”.
“We have to do one thing about our batting. I believe we’re higher off enjoying the opposite manner spherical, enjoying the larger photographs even should you get out. That’s one thing we are able to do within the coming video games. There are too many holes within the ship. Within the coming video games, we’ll attempt to be extra expressive. You fairly get out within the 16th or 17th over,” mentioned Dhoni after the match on Saturday.
It’s understood that CSK may ring in some modifications for his or her subsequent sport in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad on Tuesday as they give the impression of being to revive their floundering fortunes on this marketing campaign. Whereas they’ve been proof against chopping and altering prior to now, coach Stephen Fleming conceded that they want to be versatile of their strategy and discover a option to compete.
“We’re in search of a option to compete and alter the model of play. It may be troublesome to do given we’ve been so in line with our alternatives and so deliberate with the gamers we’ve picked prior to now. We’re scrapping to discover a manner. The scenario is a bit overseas for us and the outcomes are exhibiting that,” he mentioned on the post-match press convention.
Whereas Dwayne Bravo has been a star performer for CSK prior to now, he has been pretty costly with the ball on the demise and underutilized with the bat at No. 8. Actually, he has batted in simply one of many 4 matches he has performed thus far. In such a state of affairs, CSK can maybe take a look at recalling a specialist abroad pacer in both Josh Hazlewood or Lungi Ngidi and placing the onus on one among them to select up wickets with the brand new ball in addition to execute their expertise within the demise overs.
Ravindra Jadeja, too, might want to step up as a senior participant within the set-up. He has scored one half-century thus far, however his major position within the aspect is as a spin bowler. The left-arm spinner has picked up simply three wickets in seven video games and uncharacteristically dropped a number of catches within the outfield too.
“Spinners at this stage are enjoying a small position for us. They’re actually not enjoying the substantial position that we’ve been used to over the previous 12 years,” Fleming felt.

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